Mary and Martha’s Place Upcoming Classes – Spring 2018
Membership is NOT required to participate in any MMP class, workshop, or event! We invite all to join us as you are able.
February 24 February Workshop with Stuart Higginbotham
April 26 Year End Luncheon
May Art in the Garden
Classes: All classes are held at MMP unless otherwise specified
Monday Class: Wisdom Way
The Wisdom Way class offers the opportunity to explore the wisdom path through a Christian lens. The class includes centering prayer, an introduction to the topic of the day, a facilitated class discussion.
Spring 2018 Reading: Wisdom Way of Knowing by Cynthia Bourgeault
Schedule: Mondays, 10:00am – 12:30pm
January 22 February 5 & 19 March 5 & 19 April 2 & 9 May 7
Cost: $25 per class session or $160 for eight Spring classes
The women in the Thursday class read widely and discuss openly their spiritual questions. They think outside the box and are not afraid to engage in conversation with each other about how the spiritual life impacts everyday life.
A Spiritual Response to Our Communal Life
This Spring we will finish our sessions on Parker Palmer’s longings for our communal life. Healing the Heart of Democracy is part spiritual reflection, part history lesson, part contemporary observation. We will then read Brene’ Brown’s latest book, Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone.
Schedule: Thursdays, 11:30am – 1:00pm
January 4, 11 & 25 February 8 & 22 March 8 & 22 April 12 & 26
Cost: $25 per session or $160 for all nine Spring classes
Mary & Martha’s Place in the Morning (MMP-AM)
MMP-AM meets for breakfast the second Thursday of every month at 7:30 am. Participants take turns presenting a topic of interest. Please call the office by Wednesday at 3pm for the meeting location.
Schedule: Second Thursday every month from September through May, 7:30 – 8:30am
January 11 February 8 March 8 April 12 May 10
Cost: $5 per session
Thresholds: contemporary spirituality
Thresholds women are midlife in their careers and family obligations. The group gathers to explore new paradigms for following the Christian path using a variety of resources.
Schedule: Sundays, 3:00 — 5:00pm
January 21 February 11 March 4 & 25 April 15 May 6
Cost: $20 per session or $90 for all six Spring sessions
Seekers: An occasional gathering of women in their 20’s and 30’s who meet to be in touch with their spiritual roots in an open and inclusive environment. This group is currently being reimagined as Kohklos. To learn more email firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be no cost to participate however an r.s.v.p. is appreciated.
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